Glynn and Schmerbach Win WAT Championship at Dubuque
Oct 11th, 2005 by OutdoorsFIRST
Modified Oct 11th, 2005 at 12:00 AM
Eighteen teams competed at the Miller Electric / Happy Joe’s Pizza “Best of the Best” Championship at Dubuque on October 8 & 9, 2005. The team of Mike Glynn & Maury Schmerbach of Dubuque, Iowa were able to bring their 6 fish limits to the scale on both days of the tournament (21.85 lbs.) to win the championship. They were closely pursued by the team of Sam Willett and Tom Griesinger of Peosta, Iowa (19.00 lbs.).Steve Kopp of Dubuque garnered the Big Fish Award with a 3.15 lb. walleye.The Walleye Anglers Trail paid back to 30% of the field.Statistics:Air Temperature: Upper 30’s to low 60’sWater Temperature: 62 degrees# of fish weighed: 75# of fish released: 75Total weight: 130.35 1st. Place: Mike Glynn & Maury Schmerbach,Dubuque, IA $1,0002nd. Place: Sam Willett & Tom Greisinger, Peosta, IA $ 5003rd. Place: Jerry Boardman, DeSoto,WI & Gary Schreiner, Rock Falls, IL $ 400 4th. Place: John Mannerino, Chicago, IL & Mark Michael, Princeton, IL $ 3005th. Place: Scotty Grapp, Waterloo, IA & Greg Azbill, Waterloo, IA $ 200Big Fish: Steve Kopp, Dubuque, Iowa $ 200Our Champions Mike Glynn & Maury Schmerbach also received the following items from our sponsors:Customized Ezee Step (Boat Trailer Step) from Ezee Step Inc.Richter Anchor 25 lb. Anchor System from Richter Anchors.The Walleye Anglers Trail is supported by these fine sponsors: The Dubuque Advertiser, Bird Chevrolet, Happy Joe’s Pizza, Falling Rock Bar & Grill, Anderson Weber Toyota, Clark Boat Co., Walleye First.com, Ezee Steps, Inc. (Boat Trailer Steps), Walleye Central, Miller Electric (Dubuque & Clinton), Cabela’s & Richter Anchor.See www.walleyeanglerstrail.com for complete tournament results and “team of the year” standings.